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Old 06-04-2006, 02:54 AM   #1
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LXer: Customer Data Stolen From Accountant Reveals Flaw In Security Thinking


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The thieves stole a laptop from a car. The laptop held hundreds of thousands of transaction records, including credit cards, for Hotels.com customers. When you review Hotels.com's Security Policy, you'll see that, while the firm takes great pride in locking down everything its administrators can imagine, managers never saw the auditor's blunders coming.

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